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Bowling for Fun

FishPapa has the golden touch when it comes to sports. Whatever he touches, he excels at. Good thing I’m not a competitive type of person. Bowling is one of our occasional things to do. About once a year we head for the lanes. And, it goes without saying, he wins. But that’s okay. Especially if […]

Budget Summer Reads

Ready to travel? See the world? Have adventures with your family? Well, you don’t have to spend a lot of money to make wonderful traveling memories. See those girls? My friend Sarah and I stomped all over France as “starving college students.” What fun we had! Budget travel is not out of reach. You just […]

If I Knew Then, What I Know Now

See the guy on the left? He turns thirteen today. Oh my! He is my right hand man and one of the greatest blessings of my life. He was my first baby. And my best bud for quite some time. His first brother didn’t arrive on the scene until he was three and a half, […]

Win Free Stuff with SwagBucks

Search & Win

You know how I love me a good deal. And free deals are even better. Have you heard about SwagBucks? A couple years ago I heard about this online search engine that awarded you points randomly when you searched the web. I was a little skeptical at first. It sounded too good to be true […]

Giveaway Winner!

Congratulations to the Deanna (dopey406@) who won The Scotch-Brite Bathroom Challenge. Send me your mailing address pronto. Recent winners, I’ll be sending out prizes and coordinating with corporate giveaway sponsors this week. If you didn’t answer my email, please do today. Thanks so much! I’ve got two great giveaways for this week and then a […]

Mother’s Day Gift: An Entertainment Book

This past weekend we received our Entertainment Book in the mail. And can I tell you what geeks we were? I sat and read all the great deals to FishPapa and we planned out our summer. Well, sort of. We browsed through to see if we really got our money’s worth. And we totally did. Totally.

Pretty. Cool. Cakes – Ebook

For further birthday inspiration, you might consider my ebook, Pretty. Cool. Cakes: A Baker’s Dozen of Creative Birthday Cake Ideas. It includes detailed instructions for 13 themed birthday cakes, including Star Wars Rainforest Fancy Nancy Super Mario Brothers Surfers and more Currently, this book is available for $5 instant download.

Grab Some Quick, Cheap Reads!

In the busy life as MOM, I’ve found that being able to flip through a parenting or cooking magazine gives me a refreshing glimpse of life outside my home. It inspires me to be more creative, be more organized, be more restful. Even if I don’t copy the ideas I find, they help me think […]